All forms of human inequality and cruelty are emergent properties of the systems we create. Parents view children as wealth. Social groups view themselves in competition. Nations fight to preserve industry, borders, and populations. And people work to acquire privileged positions with regard to information, wealth, and influence.
I think the meta-significance of Brexit is clear- old people make poor choices based on old information of dubious veracity.
When the world doesn’t continue the amae of spoiling your kids, they face a future of becoming Patrick Bateman or 40yo video game playing virgin still living in his childhood bedroom.
The biggest existential threat to civilization, not to humanity per se, is actually technology
Did you know 60% of US bankruptcies are due to medical bills?
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